Nkosana Makate

 
#PleaseCallMe movement urges Vodacom users to ditch the network
#PleaseCallMe movement urges Vodacom users to ditch the network
The #PleaseCallMe movement has urged South Africans to terminate their contracts with mobile network Vodacom and port to other networks in a show...
Madonsela backs calls for Vodacom to settle Please Call Me saga
Madonsela backs calls for Vodacom to settle Please Call Me saga
Former public protector Thuli Madonsela has come out in support of the movement that is calling for Vodacom to resolve the impasse between itself...
Vodacom ‘Please Call Me’ settlement offer ‘an insult’ – Makate
Vodacom ‘Please Call Me’ settlement offer ‘an insult’ – Makate
Nkosana Makate, the former Vodacom employee who came up with the concept behind the widely-used ‘Please Call Me’ phone service, has rejected...
'Please Call Me' inventor agrees to Vodacom gag order
'Please Call Me' inventor agrees to Vodacom gag order
An out-of-court agreement has been reached between 'Please Call Me' inventor Nkosana Makate and Vodacom, after the cellular company went to court...
There’s still no answer to Please Call Me. Now they want the arbitrator to hang up
There’s still no answer to Please Call Me. Now they want the arbitrator to hang up
The clash over Nkosana Makate’s payout from cellphone giant Vodacom has taken yet another nasty turn.
Mr Please Call Me’s story destined for a book and the big screen
Mr Please Call Me’s story destined for a book and the big screen
It’s being hailed as the ultimate David vs Goliath story of the South African corporate world. One man takes on the might of the telecommunications industry, fights a lonely battle for 15 years, and eventually wins a payout that looks likely to amount to billions of rands....
Chirping classes: When Pinky Khoabane comes calling
Chirping classes: When Pinky Khoabane comes calling
It is fair to speculate that had it not been because of the single-minded energy of writer and columnist Pinky Khoabane, the battle between Nkosana...
'Please Call Me' plaintiff got R5m boost
'Please Call Me' plaintiff got R5m boost
A group of wealthy businessmen has emerged as the financial backer of a former Vodacom employee's civil claim involving the company's...
Vodacom, Makate wait for 'Please Call Me' judgment
Vodacom, Makate wait for 'Please Call Me' judgment
Lawyers have closed their cases in the civil claim involving Vodacom's Please Call Me service, in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg...
Former Vodacom employee's 'Please Call Me' case goes to court
Former Vodacom employee's 'Please Call Me' case goes to court
On Monday, the South Gauteng High Court denied an attempt by Vodacom to have the case set aside, and it was expected to resume this week,...